NJ

National Population : 333,590,059
New Jersey State Population : 9,202,495

About Paterson, NJ

Paterson, NJ is located in Passaic County in the state of New Jersey.

The total City Population for Paterson is about 145,233 with about 6,665 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 179,603.

The Average Home Value is $250,281.82, which is roughly 32% lower than the Average Home Value of $365,627.00 for the state of New Jersey, and roughly 25% higher than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $49,245.64, which is roughly 47% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $93,038.00 for the state of New Jersey, and roughly 14% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Paterson is about 5.1%.

New Jersey is ranked #6 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 80.81 out of 100.

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Voting

Passaic County voted Democratic in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 28.73% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Democratic: 57.71%
Republican: 41.13%
Libertarian: 0.49%
Green: 0.36%
Other: 0.31%


Nearby Locations

Totowa, NJ (1.08 mi.)
Haledon, NJ (2.69 mi.)
Elmwood Park, NJ (2.87 mi.)
Little Falls, NJ (2.89 mi.)
Clifton, NJ (2.96 mi.)
Hawthorne, NJ (3.09 mi.)
Fair Lawn, NJ (3.35 mi.)
Saddle Brook, NJ (4.01 mi.)
Garfield, NJ (4.17 mi.)
Wayne, NJ (4.35 mi.)
Passaic, NJ (4.40 mi.)
Glen Rock, NJ (4.54 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 07501, 07502, 07503, 07504, 07505, 07508, 07512, 07513, 07514, 07522, 07524
Latitude : 40.932945
Longitude : -74.157351
TimeZone : Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : Northeast
Average Elevation : 68 ft.
Area Code(s) : 201, 973, 862

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 3.15
Male Population Estimate : 48.25%
Female Population Estimate : 51.75%
Median Age : 34.5
Male Median Age : 33.1
Female Median Age : 35.7

White Population Estimate : 45.86%
Black Population Estimate : 29.07%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 51.75%
Asian Population Estimate : 4.37%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.30%
Indian Population Estimate : 1.54%
Other Population Estimate : 23.90%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Paterson specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Passaic County: About 4 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Passaic County: About 382 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Passaic County is about 10% higher than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 25% higher than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.